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LA TIMES

on October 01, 2010

Is Billie Joe Armstrong in 'American Idiot' a Broadway star in the making?
Pop & Hiss had a case of New York-envy this week, when Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, a California boy, no less, had a brief stay on Broadway. Armstrong, filling in for star Tony Vincent, took over this week the role of drug-pushing evil-doer St. Jimmy in "American Idiot," the theatrical production inspired by the 2004 Green Day album of the same name. Times staffer Pamela Wilson, however, made the cross-country trip, and filed this guest post for Pop & Hiss on her reactions to Armstrong's jump to Broadway.

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BILLIE JOE AS ST. JIMMY

on September 30, 2010
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MTV

on September 29, 2010

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Rocks Broadway In 'American Idiot'

Frontman thrills theatergoers while filling in as St. Jimmy.

If this whole rock-and-roll frontman thing doesn't pan out, Billie Joe Armstrong could have a pretty decent career on Broadway. That much was clear on Wednesday night (September 29), when he took the stage as St. Jimmy in "American Idiot," the big-budget play based on the smash album he and his Green Day mates released back in 2005.  

Armstrong, who is filling in for actor Tony Vincent (away on a "family matter") all week, leapt into the role of

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BILLIE JOE ON TWITTER

on September 28, 2010

Aarrrrrrrgh.. St Jimmy's got a hang over.. buy Jason White's song on itunes called"hang over". Its fucking perfect.

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SPIN MAGAZINE

on September 28, 2010

Ticket holders for Green Day's musical American Idiot Tuesday night in New York City didn't just get a Broadway play -- they got a Green Day concert!

Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong made his acting debut at the show, playing the role of St. Jimmy in the Tony Award-winning adaptation of the punk band's namesake 2004 album. Watch video of his performance below!

Tuesday's show was the first in an eight-night run for Armstrong, who is filling in for actor Tony Vincent, who is on a leave of absence due to a personal family matter. In the role of the drug-dealing St.

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